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Lean Construction Expert - Operations

McKinsey & Company

McKinsey & Company

Singapore · Bangkok, Thailand · Jakarta, Indonesia · Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Posted on Tuesday, August 2, 2022

Lean Construction Expert – Operations

Who You'll Work With

You’ll be working with our Operations practice in our Jakarta, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur or Bangkok office, supporting teams across South-East Asia. We assist our clients in solving complex challenges throughout the capital project life cycle. Blending Operations and Capex thinking with hands-on practicality, our teams of consultants and experts work to develop and implement project, portfolio, organization, and process best practices that solve our clients' most critical problems.
Capex Excellence is a rapidly growing service line with deep functional expertise focusing on issue of capital allocation and project value optimization incl.: business case, concept, and design optimization; procurement and contracting support; construction, commissioning, and ramp-up support and acceleration; organizational capability building as well as tools and processes selection and implementation, to deliver significant and sustainable impact for our clients.

What You'll Do

You will be a thought leader and expert practitioner supporting teams to deliver small to mega capital projects/portfolios utilizing capital project management methodologies and best practice, with specific focus on construction support and on-site capability building.
This is an excellent opportunity to apply your expertise across industries and have significant impact across the project value chain. This could include applying your industry experience and expertise of large capital projects in portfolio optimization, project development and optimization, project delivery and capability building in capital intensive industries.
You will contribute to McKinsey’s industry knowledge by staying up to date with the latest in the capital projects industry and you will contribute to proprietary models and analyses. This includes synthesize your findings into McKinsey formatted products. These products may be in the form of complex models and summary reports which evolve into standalone presentations that outline key findings and recommendations to internal and external audiences.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant engineering discipline or construction sciences; MBA is preferred
  • 8+ years of experience on major capital projects for either an owner or contractor ideally in a project management or project control role
  • Background in consulting, strategy and/or research is a plus
  • Demonstrated career trajectory and outstanding professional achievement and impact with strong problem solving skills and capability building skills
  • Proficiency in construction support, execution acceleration and Lean construction solutions
  • Open minded and fast learner to various industries, contracting model, and execution strategies
  • Logical thinking and skills to communicate complex ideas effectively

FOR U.S. APPLICANTS: McKinsey & Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

FOR NON-U.S. APPLICANTS: McKinsey & Company is an Equal Opportunity employer. For additional details regarding our global EEO policy and diversity initiatives, please visit our McKinsey Careers and Diversity & Inclusion sites.

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Job Skill Group - CSS Associate
Job Skill Code - PE - Expert
Function - Operations
Industry - Capital Projects & Infrastructure;Infrastructure;Travel, Transport & Logistics
Post to LinkedIn - Yes
Posted to LinkedIn Date - Tue May 24 00:00:00 GMT 2022
LinkedIn Posting City - Jakarta
LinkedIn Posting State/Province -
LinkedIn Posting Country - Indonesia
LinkedIn Job Title - Lean Construction Expert – Operations
LinkedIn Function - Consulting;Customer Service;Engineering
LinkedIn Industry - Civil Engineering;Construction;Mining & Metals
LinkedIn Seniority Level - Mid-Senior level